March 29, 2012

Award-Winning Slam Poetry Artist Andrea Gibson Coming to FRCC Boulder County Campus

LONGMONT, Colo. – Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus will welcome renowned slam poet Andrea Gibson on April 9 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Boulder County Community room on the FRCC Boulder County Campus.

Gibson is at the forefront of the spoken word movement. She is the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam (2008) and performs her powerful readings across the country. She recently released her fifth full-length album, Flower Boy, and has published two books of poetry, The Madness Vase and Pole Dancing to Gospel Hymns. Her works cover everything from love to war, from gender equality to spirituality.

Gibson performed at the Boulder County Campus in March 2010 in celebration of Women’s History Month.

For further information, contact Catlyn Keenan, philosophy faculty, at (303) 678.3817. Learn more about Andrea Gibson at


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FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online. FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education serving more than 151,000 students annually. CCCS oversees career and academic programs in the 13 community colleges in Colorado and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and seven other post-secondary institutions.

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